Windows 98 Only Boots in Safe Mode..Help

By A_DOG73
Mar 3, 2005
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  1. My brother says that his windows 98 pc only boots in safe mode. He is getting an error message about his registry. I thought he might have a corrupted registry. Should he boot into the command prompt and type scanreg/restore? Is that the proper command for windows 98? What can he do to fix his registry or is something else wrong? Please give me your feeback! Thanks.
  2. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,745

    Did you ever get this solved? You might try scanning for virii and spyware in safemode.
  3. howard_hopkinso

    howard_hopkinso Newcomer, in training Posts: 25,948   +19

    Yes scanreg /restore is the correct syntax. Note the space between scanreg and the forward slash. Also this has to be run from dos and not a command window.

    Regards Howard :grinthumb
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